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Coptic and Collage: Ancient Technique, Modern Application
April 12, 1997 - June 14, 1997

a survey of contemporary implementations of one of the first binding structures

organized by  Zahra  Partovi

Judith  Brindley
Sew Biz
(1996) Mixed media
Jin Kyoung  Chang
Shadows
(1996) Plaster, acrylic, polymer.
Gérard  Charrière
To The Consciousness of a Shooting Star
(1986) Poetry by David Rattray. Title page calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Letterpress printed on handmade papers by Yasuichi Kubota and Dieu Donne Papermill, bound in paper-covered boards. Published by Vincent FitzGerald & Co. (On loan from Vincent FitzGerald & Co.)
Katherine D.  Crone
A Journey
(1996) Maps, tickets, brochures, and other collage.
Elsi Vassdal  Ellis
Dear El Lissitzky
(1994) White offset cut-offs, black letraset for cover.
Cecilia  Frost
Millenial Binding -- Medium
(1997) Painted Tyvek, #456 ADH transfer tape, copier paper.
Millenial Binding -- Small
(1997) Painted Tyvek, #456 ADH transfer tape, copier paper, plastic box.
Sewn Board Edition Binding Sample
(1996) Painted Rives BFK paper, linen spine with Iris cloth sides
Utopian Ethiopian Binding -- Production
(1997) Lana paper, mesquite boards, deer skin ties.
Utopian Ethiopian Binding -- Special
(1996) Painted Rives BFK paper, mesquite boards, deer skin ties.
Gary  Frost
Millenial Binding -- Medium
(1997) Painted Tyvek, #456 ADH transfer tape, copier paper.
Millenial Binding -- Small
(1997) Painted Tyvek, #456 ADH transfer tape, copier paper, plastic box.
Sewn Board Edition Binding Sample
(1996) Painted Rives BFK paper, linen spine with Iris cloth sides
Utopian Ethiopian Binding -- Production
(1997) Lana paper, mesquite boards, deer skin ties.
Utopian Ethiopian Binding -- Special
(1996) Painted Rives BFK paper, mesquite boards, deer skin ties.
Lisa  Goldenberg
Italian Memory
(1996) Sheet metal covers, photo transfers on metal and paper
Joan Iversen  Goswell
Visual Sound
(1994) Wood, sumi, handcut eraser stamps.
Susannah  Hays
Egypt
(1993) Papyrus over eight-ply Museum boards.
Midori  Kunikata-Cockram
Norse Myths, The
(1992) Author: Kevin Crossley (Holland). Oak wood, copper, leather, Japanese paper.
Ted  Kurahara
To The Blue Wall
(1993) Poetry by David Rattray. Calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Etchings by Marjorie Van Dyke and Vincent FitzGerald. Letterpress printed on Rives BFK and handmade paper from Dieu Donne Papermill, wood covers. Published by Vincent FitzGerald & Co. (On loan from Vincent FitzGerald & Co.)
Mary Ellen  Long
Kansas City Girls
(1996) Antique book covers, waxed linen thread, vintage photo, ribbon, silk organza.
Mary Ellen  Matthews
Little Shorty
(1996) Boot-leather, xerox on silk and thread.
Denise  Mullen
Everglades Florida
(1996) Palladium prints, acrylic rolled endsheets, letterpress title page, plexiglass covers.
Maria G.  Pisano
Silent Running
(1995) Wood, dyed linen thread.
Agid  Shana
Hunger is the Best Sauce
(1996) Author, John McPhee, "Oranges." Handtyped text, xerox transfer, copper panels.
Kristin  Sherwood
Spike
(1996) Steel, linen thread.
Keith  Smith
Keith Smith With It
(1996) Basingwerk etching paper and Mohawk Superfine, digital photography and watercolor.
Reginald  Walker
Haqazzuzza
(1985) Rubber stamps. (On loan from Gérard Charrière.)
Susan  Weil
Moon, The
(1995) Etchings by Marjorie Van Dyke and Vincent FitzGerald. Calligraphy by Jerry Kelly. Letterpress and silkscreen, bound in paper-covered boards. Published by Vincent FitzGerald & Co. (On loan from Vincent FitzGerald & Co.)

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